Debate over renaming "Douglas Hall"

March, 2010 Letter to Eastern Illinois University Naming Committee proposing name change for Douglas Hall:

Addendum to Proposal (December 2010):

Eastern Illinois Faculty Senate Resolution, November 2010:

Coverage in Inside Higher Ed:

Journal Gazette and Times Courier story, December 10, 2010 at:

Allen Guelzo, Chair of the Gettysburg Institute, seconding the call for a name change of Douglas Hall:

The text of a lecture given at EIU's Doudna Center on Stephen Douglas and revisionist histories of the Civil War:

Two op-eds in the student paper at EIU:
Professor Mark Voss-Hubbard (Department of History) arguing against what he thinks of as presentist erasures of the past,

A response by Professor Chris Hanlon:

An editorial by the campus paper declaring itself in opposition to a name change:

An editorial in Charleston, IL's local paper declaring opposition to a name change:

A response by Professor Chris Hanlon: